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Sep 30, 2012 6:30pm PDT
and safety to the environment to taxation. in alec task forces, elected state officials and corporate representatives close the doors to press and public and together approve the bills that will be sent out to america, but americans have no idea they come from alec unless someone like a mark pocan exposes it. >> when i went down to new orleans, to the alec convention last august, i remember going to a workshop and hearing a little bit about a bill they did in florida and some other states and there was a proposal to provide special needs scholarships and lo and behold, and i come back to wisconsin and what gets introduced? get ready i know you're going to have a shocked look on your face, a bill to do just that. >> 26 alec members in the wisconsin legislature sponsored that special needs bill, but the real sponsor was alec. pocan knew because the bill bore a striking resemblance to alec's model. have a look. but pocan isn't only concerned that alec sneaks bills into the state legislature. the intent behind the bills troubles him too. >> some of their legislation sounds so innocuous, b
Sep 24, 2012 9:00pm PDT
) (4), the n.r.a. has a (c) (4), and they focus on gun control or the environment. but they're not supposed to be out the majority of the time, running ads about candidates. so they have to be very careful not to cross that line. here's the problem, the line is this incredible, gray, moving structure. the i.r.s. has, you know, a dozen-part test, where this or that or the other subjective factor can do it. so even if you wanted to comply with all of this and be really careful, it's not easy to do it. so there's no clarity in this, which of course invites people to blow right through it and what happens if you're devious or you really don't care or you just are results-oriented, is you create one of these (c) (4)'s, you run all this money through it, and then you close it down. so it's gone. by the time the i.r.s. gets around to it and might want to audit it, it's defunct. you create another one. so this is the problem that you really face when you get down to the nuts and bolts of it. >> so karl rove sets up a big super pac so it can collect millions of dollars from plutocrat
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